Today is the final part of my series where I bring back some of my favorite excerpts from the show. This one is a doozy! You may want to take notes.Read more "Best of Crossing the 180 – Part 2"
My objective and in-depth review of StillMotion’s KNOW Tour Workshop. Should you go? Read on to find out.Read more "StillMotion’s KNOW Tour – A Review"
For perhaps the first time ever we have a self-described “rookie” filmmaker. But see why this rookie has gotten Patrick Moreau and StillMotion to sign on as story consultants to their film.Read more "Grant Peelle on Crossing the 180"
These five excuses may seem obvious, but ask yourself, “Am I secretly using some or all of them to hold me back from pursuing my dream?” An inspirational post to light a fire under your butt.Read more "What Excuses Are Holding You From Making Your Film?"
You’ve waited patiently for a whole month. Now it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for. The gripping conclusion to my provocative, educational and inspirational interview with the DSLR Three Amigos: Patrick Moreau, Kevin Shahinian, and Joe Simon. This episode is a doozy!Read more "Crossing the 180 #41: Kevin Shahinian, Patrick Moreau and Joe Simon Part 2"
My three guests today need no introduction. If you’ve done even a modicum of research in the field of DSLR filmmaking, you know who these guys are. Patrick Moreau, Kevin Shahinian and Joe Simon are names practically synonymous with the craft. And today on Crossing the 180 we have all three of them at once. […]Read more "Crossing the 180—The Big 4-0: Patrick Moreau of StillMotion, Kevin Shahinian and Joe Simon Part 1"
You are sitting in the room with three of the most celebrated and talented event filmmakers on the planet. DSLR masters of light and sound. Cinematic auteurs through and through. You are given the microphone and have just one question to ask one or all of them. What would that question be? Would you waste […]Read more "What Question Would You Ask Patrick Moreau, Joe Simon or Kevin Shahinian?"
Today I continue the series I started yesterday, “The Price is Right.” There’s been a lot of chatter lately in my circles around this topic of pricing, so I wanted to address it. Yesterday it was about strategies for setting your rates. Today let’s look at some ways for raising your rates. ‘Cuz you know […]Read more "How Often Should You Raise Your Rates?"
Last week Chase Jarvis posted a very intriguing short documentary film about a stolen image from Flickr (the film was created by FStoppers). In short, Noam Galai posted a self-portrait photograph of himself screaming and it was circulated worldwide. It ended up on the cover of magazines, books, spray-painted on walls, used in propaganda brochures, […]Read more "The Challenges of Protecting Your Copyrights Online"
Yesterday I talked about the components that go into creating a signature style and look to your work. Remember, we said this was important if you hope to earn a living from your craft because it will help differentiate you, and in many cases will allow you to charge a premium. Today I want to […]Read more "Developing a Signature Style – Part 2: The Practice"